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A professional photographer details what he has been up to during lock down - personal project digitising old images

Personal project - scanning 35mm slides

I've just started a personal project that I have been meaning to for years. Digitising and scanning a massive box of old 35mm slides that I inherited from my late mother.

Published on Wed May 27, 2020

Liverpool photographer releases statement and response to the Covid-19 virus pandemic.

Covid-19 Response

DJC Design remains open and is responding to the Covid-19 virus with the health and wellbeing of our co-workers, clients and the community as our first priority.

Published on Tue May 12, 2020

Pro Liverpool photographer documents the empty city centre streets on a bright sunny day in April 2020

Empty streets of Liverpool under lock down

I spent a few hours wandering the streets of Liverpool the other, documenting our strange times ...

Published on Wed Apr 15, 2020

First in a series of random images from the mean streets of the UK - starting in that there London. Images by Liverpool based pro photographer David J Colbran

Random Street Photography

First in a series of random images from the mean streets of the UK - starting in that there London

Published on Thu Apr 2, 2020

Liverpool professional photographer David asks what is next during this health crisis

What next ???

Work for a freelance photographer is never easy and in recent days has got much tougher ...

Published on Tue Mar 24, 2020

Liverpool photographer David J Colbran presents a personal project about climate change using images from Iceland

Taking the Ice out of Iceland

A landscaped based personal project from a recent trip to Iceland, looking at obvious visual natural features resulting from climate change.

Published on Wed Mar 4, 2020

NUJ photographer David J Colbran covers a street protest against the Conservative Government in Liverpool city centre

Fuck The Tories Street Rave #2

I haven't covered any street protests for a while but had heard good things about an action in the city centre ...

Published on Thu Feb 13, 2020

Liverpool based photographer looks at top 5 blog posts from 2019, checking clicks, page impressions and the all important CTR

The 5 most popular photography blog posts of 2019

I always spend a little time each year in January checking my SEO metrics and potential impacts on search engine rankings for my site.

Published on Tue Jan 21, 2020

A summary and review of various photography commissions in Liverpool and beyond in 2019 by Merseyside based photographer David J Colbran

Liverpool photographer end of year review 2019

My summary and review of various photography commissions in Liverpool and beyond in 2019 - business portraits, conferences, events, exhibitions - another super busy year.

Published on Thu Dec 19, 2019

An in-depth case study from a design agency detailing the processes helping a company launch their first product line in Merseyside.

A marketing solution for a product launch with a small business based in Liverpool

An in-depth case study detailing the processes helping a company market and launch their first product line in Merseyside.

Published on Wed Dec 11, 2019

"I have employed David for conferences, presentations, social engagements, marketing materials, open days, portrait shots, official document signings amongst many others. David has always been amenable to our sometimes short notice and has delivered our photos in a quick time frame as agreed and sometimes much quicker depending on our needs. He has always been very helpful, he follows and delivers on the brief and is able to give additional value to jobs with minimal briefs. I am more than happy to recommend David and he will no doubt deliver the same quality he provides us."

 

Michael Humphreys

Development Officer at Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool photographer - conference image example for a University client

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